The heart of the Barwon Courtyard House is also its namesake feature. Clad in a mix of bluestone and natural hardwood, the home wraps around a central lawn. Floor-to-ceiling windows provide a direct link between the interior and the outdoor area. Although the courtyard is also visually present, the glazing also opens to expand the living spaces out to the grassy terrace. Natural light washes the modern interior, created by a matte black kitchen, brass finishes, and wide oak flooring.
Welcome to the wonderful world of wireless smartphone charging, where you still kind of need some wires, but you no longer need to plug your phone directly into the wall. It’s just easier. Trust us. With the recent rumors that the next generation iPhone (iPhone 8?) will have wireless charging we’ve decided to round up some […]
Assassin’s Creed fan or not, everyone needs a gauntlet with a hidden retractable blade. The Edward Kenway Black Flag replica shown here includes one that’s spring-loaded with switchblade-style action. The gauntlet itself…
For Kitty’s Who Like To Keep Fit Modern life has created a situation where cats are often not able to indulge their hunting instincts. These circumstances can lead to boredom and destructive behavior. There is a solution to the problem that not only will keep your cat…
One thing there are never enough of are USB charging ports. The Aduro 5-Port Car-Charging Hub takes care of that problem on the road. It plugs in to a car’s charging port and adds enough USB ports for everyone, even those in the backseat thanks to a five-foot cable.
Why keep all those photos in a phone that stays in a pocket? Give her the HP Sprocket so she can print them out. It makes 2-by-3-inch stickable, customizable snapshots wherever, whenever because it’s nearly as small as a smartphone.
Electonics for the kitchen aren’t only there to make tasty food and beverages. They can also ensure higher standards and maintain the quality of produce. One such kitchen gadgets are the food thermometers. These are perfect for restaurants or canteens. Where there are health and safety requirements to check on food temperatures in storage or presentation. It’s an essential gadget at a low price!
All the basic functionality you could want in a streaming device fits into the tiny Roku Streaming Stick+, which is even tinier than its companion remote. It offers 4K video and HDR10, as well as hundreds of channels, and of course it works with the Roku app.
Built from the ground-up as an all-electric vehicle, the Jaguar I-Pace Electric SUV blends the brand’s sporty looks and performance with future-forward tech. Dual motors — one front and one rear — combine for 395 hp, good for a 0-62 time of 4.8 seconds and work with the 90kWh battery for a range of nearly 300 miles. The battery sits low, helping handling while creating a cavernous interior capable of hauling up to five adults and plenty of gear. The infotainment system is suitably modern, with a nav system that takes topography and driving style into account to maximize your range and gets over-the-air updates so it’s always outfitted with the latest features and fixes. Available to order now with deliveries beginning in the second half of 2018.
Chandra is senior features writer at PCMag.com. She got her tech journalism start at CMP/United Business Media, beginning at Electronic Buyers’ News, then making her way over to TechWeb and VARBusiness.com. Chandra’s happy to make a living writing, something she didn’t think she could do and why she chose to major in political science at Barnard Co… See Full Bio
The SoundLink Mini Bluetooth Speaker II is Bose’s take on what a portable wireless speaker should be. It’s designed for ease of connectivity, allowing Bluetooth devices to pair up with the speaker even though they are up to 30 feet apart. Bluetooth connection doesn’t even require any pressing of buttons as the whole system can be connected via voice prompts. The SoundLink is powered by lithium ion batteries that can give you exceptional playtime of up to 10 hours. This should be great for providing music at a beach party. Like all Bose products, the SoundLink delivers great quality sounds all the time.
Christmas Lights for The Modern Era The holidays and your parties will never be the same with Lumenplay Lights. Now it is easy to create your own custom light show. Choose Your Own Music In the past many music enabled lights only had a limited selection of songs they…
Ya, okay, period panties are probably not the first thing you think to get your friend but these Thinx panties are seriously amazing — and a lot of women we asked had a pair on their gift wish list. They come in sexy black or nude colors and can hold up to two tampons worth of blood but still look like regular underwear. Prices vary, starting at $24 for a light days thong. Build your own set (or one for a friend) at shethinx.com.
These cute little robot-like monkeys have over 40 cool (and quite funny) animations and sound effects like kissing sounds, fun monkey babble, opening and closing their eyes, kisses, hanging by their tails and a ton more. Learn more about everything else they can do here.
Product Round-up With more and more cars rolling out of the factory gates with built-in Bluetooth and navigation systems, the market for in-car gadgetry should be drying up but there is still a wealth of interesting tech add-ons for your jalopy.
His 10 principles are a part of basic design training worldwide. His work for Braun and Vitsœ is both highly-functional and museum-worthy. Rams is a documentary about Dieter and his work, helmed by Gary Hustwit — the director of Helvetica, and thus well-versed in geeky design detail — and soundtracked by none other than Brian Eno. Coming Soon.
Fried Chicken And Fries Without The Frying Nothing is tastier than fried chicken and french fries. Unfortunately, the oil and the frying process is harmful to our health. We all love to indulge in these tasty treats even though we know the more we eat, the more we…
From 4k to Ultra High definition, TVs keep getting better and better. And if you are in the market for a new one it is definitely worth the money spend a little extra for a 4k UHD Smart TV. The quality is insane and the built in wifi will change the way you watch […]
The iPad mini 4 has all the functionality of its larger siblings but in a petite package. Considering that it’s a portable office machine, mini movie screen, magazine rack, videochat venue, fully stocked bookstore, shopping paradise, and more, it’s the most multitasking you can fit in a purse-friendly form.
The unique design features a technology called planar magnetics, which uses two magnetic fields to activate the circuitry printed onto a piece of clear film the width of a white blood cell. This creates studio-quality surround sound ranging from superior treble up to 900Hz, right down to the mighty bass at lows of 5Hz. Everything from the leather travel case they’ll arrive in to the silver plaited cable and the understated retro design of the magnesium housing (designed by BMW Designworks) whispers quality.
iPad cases have come a long way since the old grey and pink covers (R.I.P). Whether you’re loing for a super-strong protective case that you can basically spike off the ground and your iPad will still be (please don’t try this at home) or something a little stylish like a leather case or, you […]
Another type of monitoring that won’t be included, but is extremely important for driving safety, is tyre pressure. Prices for add-on kits start at £100, and will offer peace of mind that your tyres are optimally inflated.
The Halova Travel Backpack is the must-have for college basketball and football stars and fans. With a sturdy case, separate charging locations, and many pockets, there is no way that work is going to get lost. And, what happens when something is damaged after it is bought? Don’t worry! It comes with a lifetime warranty and a 100% refund for three months, and it has the support that many backpacks lack.
Chinavasion aims to add new products to the catalog each working day. Keep an eye on our New Products page for the latest gadget releases. You can subscribe to our newsletter to make sure you never miss a big launch.
Everpurse launched on Kickstarter in 2013 and has now teamed up with Kate Spade to offer its signature hidden phone charging pouch built right inside a bevy of purses and wristlets. The bag shown here retails for $198 and can be found in stores or online.
Whether it’s your Mothers Day Gifts, gifts for your Wife, Daughter, Grandma, Sister, Girlfriend or your BFF we’ve got gifts for every kind of lady in your life. Whether they’re partial to a pamper session or two, love to get creative in the kitchen or are seriously passionate about all things chocolate related we’ve got it all.
Deuces Siri. Hello Alexa! The closest thing we have to living Star Trek to date. Hands-free, ask Alexa anything and she’ll answer. Find out the weather, traffic, how old Adele is, turn your lights on and off with just a voice command, play Jeopardy and more! Plus listen to music because, music. Available in several different styles.
VR goggles are nice and all, but how can you really feel like you’re flying when your http://www.kake.com/story/37622080/news are on the ground — or your butt is on the couch? Enter this Paris-based startup, which built a piece of furniture to help you get your body in the game.
Bluetooth technology first gained popularity in the late 2000s. Today, it is an essential part of our everyday lives, allowing us to enjoy everything from wireless streaming to hands-free driving. In this article, we will introduce some of the best Bluetooth kits to buy for your car in 2018.
There are some who really sleep like a log that it would take a magnitude 9.0 quake for them to be aroused from deep slumber. The Sonic Alert SBB500SS Sonic Bomb may not be creating any earthquake from the San Andreas fault line any time soon, but it sure is powerful enough to send tremors across your bed. And if this is not going to wake you up, its fully adjustable alarm clock will surely wake up your neighbors and have them banging on your door. It’s this combination of earthquake-like vibrations and aircraft-grade alarm that makes the Sonic Bomb a real wake-me-up.
It’s not a real product yet, but Fove can plant the flag as the first company to have a usable VR headset with eye-tracking built in. Given how imprecise VR interfaces can be and how much data eye tracking can gather to inform how scenes render, the technology is a hot area for development.
Making a campfire doesn’t get much easier than this. Using briquets made of recycled paper in recycled, non-toxic soy wax, the self-contained Radiate Portable Campfire lights up with a single match and burns for up to four hours, producing enough heat to roast marshmallows or cook weenies-on-a-stick.
Not sure what to get the family this holiday season? How about some virtual reality? This system is compatible with any phone device and simply slides into the front holder. The soft material also makes sure there is no scratching on the face or cheeks when anyone wears it for too long. It’s also light, so no pulling on the neck. In addition, it has access to many 360-degree videos and can be taken literally anywhere.
All this is good news for gadget buyers as things move up-market. Chinavasion is here finding and stocking the best gadget offerings at the cheapest prices. We weed out the stuff that isn’t good enough. This makes sure the majority of Chinese made junk products never see the light of day. So you can focus on only trusted and functional products in our many categories and enjoy a great service.